From Nazi Germany to Trump’s America? Aequitas Theatre’s modern update on Bertolt Brecht’s 1944 classic Fear and Misery of the Third Reich has just started performances at London’s Brockley Jack Theatre. Sneak a peek at our the production shots before it opens to critics – and then get booking!
A warning from history? Aequitas Theatre relocates Bertolt Brecht’s 1944 modern classic Fear and Misery of the Third Reich in the near future for a timely revival, starting performances this week at London’s Brockley Jack Theatre, where it’s running until 3 February 2018.
Josie Lawrence gives a great performance as Mother Courage despite the heartache she endured on a daily basis. Giving such a poignant performance you feel like her “On stage” children were her own the way she protects them.
After DC Moore’s flawed Common comes Mullarkey’s similarly flawed Saint George and the Dragon. Taking the myth of George, the legendary dragon slayer and rescuer of damsels in distress, the playwright wraps the folktale in the flag of our nation’s story.
Whatever you may think about Bertolt Brecht’s more doctrinaire views, here’s a play in Joe Wright’s visually spectacular, star-gazing production that says exactly what needs to be said for a society reeling from and dominated by self-interest and finance.